Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis is engaged! According to People, the diving champion plans to wed his partner, paralegal Johnny Challiot, this fall.
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The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees include a variety of trans-inclusive stories in several categories.
Liz Carmouche is about to make sports history for two reasons. The mixed martial arts (MMA) star is about to become one of the first two women ever to participate in an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight. She's also about to become one of the highest profile openly gay athletes in the world.
There have been so many of these lists in the previous weeks. I've read several on this topic alone, and the great thing is that they all agree that 2012 was a truly banner year - to use a sports metaphor - for the elevation of this conversation into the public consciousness.
Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.
ESPN Radio hosts in Washington D.C. apologized today for having called a transgender basketball player "it" last week, but the apology only scratched the surface of how disrespectful the initial segment was.
USA TODAY Sports profiled Mission College athlete Gabrielle Ludwig, who is transgender and plays on her school's women's basketball team in California.
GLAAD is speaking with league officials from the NFL following the use of an anti-gay slur on Twitter by Cleveland Browns Rookie LB Tank Carder. We are also in communication with several other LGBT sports organizations who have been in contact with the Browns organization.
The NFL appears more ready than ever for an openly gay player. It's possible we'll find out how ready this offseason. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman wrote Monday that he was told a current gay NFL player strongly is considering coming out publicly.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo on Monday said he is “excited” to speak in support of marriage rights for same-sex couples outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
A lesbian track coach who was forced out of her position at University of Texas for having a relationship with a female athlete in 2002 has filed a complaint against the university for discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and sexual orientation.
The San Francisco Bulls of the East Coast Hockey League, a AA minor league with 23 teams nationwide, has become the first to record a video for the You Can Play Project. The video was released ahead of a Bulls Pride Night this Saturday against the Stockton Thunder.
When Gabrielle Ludwig made her women's college basketball debut in early December, her Mission College (Calif.) team's season became unlike any in the history of college basketball.
If you've seen Kiss Cam, you know this trick: After a series of shots of men sitting next to women, Kiss Cam will sometimes frame a pair of players of the opposing team on the bench. Dave Uible, who is gay, saw this gag and didn't think it was funny.
Over the last week Fallon Fox has become an incredibly controversial figure in MMA. The 2-0 fighter came out as transgender after her license to fight in Florida was called into question.
Orlando Cruz won his second fight since announcing that he was gay and is now on the brink of a world title shot. ‘The Phenomenon’ enjoyed a six-round TKO over Aaron Martinez in Florida to move to a record of 20-2-1 (10 knockouts).